when you winked at me

I was a shy boy
as a child
since then I’ve struggled
to feel differently
my children
would laugh
at the label
and say dad is fearless
but the expectation
of meeting you
the shy boy
came out again
even though I knew
at first glance
we were kindred spirits
of the spiritual kind
I doubted my instincts
you are beautiful
and intelligent
then you elegantly signed
your book of poetry
~   saying
we were kindred spirits
and yet
it wasn’t until
the next day
when you winked at me
from the podium
I knew
you understood
i understood
we were fellow travelers

peace out

Dedicated to my fellow artist and kindred spirit Helene Cardona.

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